The Long Valley Fire Company held the Fireworks, Food Truck, and Green Festival this past weekend. A lot of hard work and effort was put into this event by your local firefighters. While we were setting up the festival, firefighters were additionally deep cleaning and waxing our engines back at the station. Just as firefighters … Read more
Last Weekend, the Long Valley Fire Company operated at a pick up truck fire on West Mill Road. The fire was reported by an off duty Township police officer and was dispatched at 19:02 hours. Engine 1-1 and Long Valley Chiefs 1 & 2 handled the fire.
Washington Township Fire Companies were dispatched for a garbage compactor on fire this morning at 08:13 hours. Fairmount Chief arrived along with the Washington Twp. Police to find a working kitchen fire. The Long Valley Rescue Squad was requested for an ambulance for firefighter rehab. The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters and smoke was … Read more
At 09:27 hours, Long Valley Fire and EMS were dispatched to Naughright Road for an overturned tractor trailer. Engine 1-2 was just clearing the scene of a gas leak as the call came in and immediately responded. The crew mitigated a diesel spill from the truck as EMS treated and transported 2 to HMC.
At 20:32 hours on June 30th, Washington Twp Fire Companies were dispatched to Pickle Road for the reported structure fire. Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7 arrived first and made a quick knock on the fire. Long Valley Engine 1-2 arrived shortly after and assisted in overhaul and extinguishing hot spots. Engine 1-1 and Cascade … Read more
At 13:14 hours on June 30th, Somerset County requested Cascade 1-3 to respond into Bedminster Twp for the 3rd Alarm fire. Cascade 1-3 was requested to refill SCBA and to provide manpower at the scene. Once on scene, the crew stood by to fill air bottles but none needed to be filled due to exterior … Read more
At 1727 hours on June 9th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish its 2nd landing zone of the weekend at the first aid squad building on East Mill Road for a fall victim on the Columbia Trail. Engine 1-2 established the landing zone and crews assisted with moving the patient of the helicopter. Long … Read more
At 0807 hours on June 8th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish a landing zone at Rock Spring Park for a medical emergency requiring an immediate medevac to a specialty center. Long Valley EMS and Saint Clare's provided initial care and transported the patient to the landing zone.
Last weekend, The Long Valley First Aid Squad conducted a Vehicle Rescue Operations course for new Rescue Services Members. 12 LVFAS men and women and several fire fighters from WTFD participated. This course teaches rescuers how to stabilize, lift, and extricate patients from passenger vehicles. Students got tons of hands-on training with stabilization equipment, hydraulic rescue … Read more
Firefighters responded to multiple motor vehicle accidents over the past week and two within a 12-hour period. Crews contained and cleaned up spills and debris at the accidents while EMS tended to those involved in the wrecks. Shortly after one of the accidents in the midnight hours, all Washington Township Fire Companies and EMS responded … Read more